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How I Jumpstarted My Post-Grad Life in Three Simple Steps

Maxwell Pichan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maxwell Pichan

My hope is that by forming good habits early on and sharing them with others, I can do my part in establishing a new baseline for a generation as it begins to tackle the "real world." We have it in us to be successful and to help others, but we must first do all we can to help ourselves.

Embracing the Unknown After Graduation

Bryhana Moore | Posted 08.06.2014 | College
Bryhana Moore

I highly encourage you to feel out the streaming currents of life by allowing yourself to go with the flow. In the mist of searching for your entry-level job opportunity, try to focus on who and where you are right now in this moment.

What They Didn't Prepare You for After College

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 08.31.2014 | Education
Jasmine Crockett

Students tend to think while in the classroom they are learning everything they need to know to be successful on their job. I have spoken to so many people who have made the statement that you don't actually learn your field until you're actually working in it.

The 8 Most Important Lessons from My First Year Out of College

Nile Cappello | Posted 08.19.2014 | College
Nile Cappello

During college, your hobbies are limited to drinking, eating, and maybe a small quotient of attending class. Not to say maintaining a good relationship with Netflix isn't a respectable way to spend your time... just maybe not all of it.

Large Number Of Recent College Grads Still Rely On Money From Parents

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.12.2014 | College

Half of recent college graduates are still relying on money from their parents after obtaining their degrees, a new study from the University of Arizo...

The Thing About Passion

Elizabeth Kidd | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Elizabeth Kidd

I was expecting a Miranda Priestly, Devil Wears Prada sort of learning curve, but it never came. There were new days and new challenges that left me feeling terrified.

I Don't Know What to Do With My Life

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Gina Ciliberto

I wonder if Millennials wouldn't be better off -- less stressed about our own lives and more attractive to potential employers -- if our options were more limited, if we weren't groomed to thrive on variety.

#SaveFulbright: America Can't Cut the Fulbright Program

Jonathan Rice | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Rice

Instead of being bogged down in high-level diplomatic talks and lofty statements by politicians, Fulbrighters work to make a direct person-to-person impact.

My 20s Weren't Supposed to Be Like This: Getting Through the Quarter-Life Crisis

j.n. salters | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
j.n. salters

Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.

Dear College Seniors

Samantha Matt | Posted 05.20.2014 | College
Samantha Matt

Soon, you'll be working and you'll be tired. Soon, you'll have to be responsible with your money and save it. So for now, enjoy it. Forget about your impending future and focus on the present.

Graduating & Beginning

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Adele Scheele

You will be stepping toward the great unknown and to begin, you have to begin now.

11 Things I Wish I Knew Senior Year of College

Samantha Matt | Posted 04.06.2014 | College
Samantha Matt

I thought I was great. I thought I was awesome. I thought I was special. Little did I know I was in for a wake up call that was going to rock my little universe. That wake up call being the real world.

Post-grad Life: Welcome to the Most Challenging Class of Your Life

Serena Lee | Posted 03.29.2014 | College
Serena Lee

The truth is, I have no clue what I am doing. I am 22 years young and I am terrified of admitting that. To quote the great philosopher Taylor Swift, "...

Moving to China: Why a Little Crazy is a Good Thing

Katherine Marie Priddy | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Katherine Marie Priddy

A year ago, I was writing my senior thesis for my BA and could never have guessed I'd be teaching English in China in just one year. Several people have called me "brave" -- but I'm not brave, I just took a professor's advice seriously -- go teach in China, he said. So I did.

11 Things I Miss About College in My Mid-20s

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.17.2014 | College
Samantha Matt

Now I'm not saying I want to go back to the days of weekday drunken debauchery and writing papers an hour before they're due... but now that I'm in my mid-20s I realize there were a few things that I took for granted in college.

A 28 Year Old's Ten Tips for Life After College

Hunter Styles | Posted 03.12.2014 | College
Hunter Styles

Picasso didn't start out by inventing Cubism -- he started with perspective. So, get some.

10 Things Every 20-Something Should Do In 2014

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.02.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

Beyond the many things I hope to accomplish some time in the near future, there are a couple things I -- and you -- should do in the new year no matter what.

What I Learned in the Republic of Georgia

Serena Piper | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Serena Piper

I will always be thankful to Georgia for reminding me through a midnight panic attack of just how small I am in this big, big world.

Not Another Post-grad Statistic

Serena Piper | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Serena Piper

At first I really thought I'd made a mistake choosing The Republic of Georgia as my first abroad experience. Who does this? Who chooses a completely odd and unusual part of the world to see their very first time out of the country? It's either the adventurous or the insane.

The World Is Your Oyster! (Pearl Not Included)

Eliza van Lennep | Posted 08.04.2013 | College
Eliza van Lennep

The rosy, post-graduation optimism had faded, and I began to realize that the promise that I had carried with me my whole life: "You can be whoever you want to be; you can have anything and everything!" was not exactly true.

Be More Selfish in Your 20s

Teresa Lee | Posted 07.22.2013 | College
Teresa Lee

I'm an advocate of being selfish in your 20s. You're finally on your own and can make your own decisions and similarly have to take responsibility for all your stupid mistakes and bad life choices.

Your First Days Home as An Unemployed College Grad

Posted 05.15.2013 | College

This piece comes to us from BroBible.com. Follow him on Twitter! Why not? By Andy Moore for BroBible.com Congrats, graduate! You did it! You so...

The Wrong Stuff

Ilana Ross | Posted 06.24.2013 | College
Ilana Ross

I wonder if we're just not composed like the ones that came before us. If instead, we're made of the wrong stuff? If the stuff inside of us is flimsy, or too sensitive, self-doubting, if we have inner constitution of cotton candy.

The Five Year Plan: Or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Vanessa Willoughby | Posted 03.18.2013 | College
Vanessa Willoughby

You wanted to know where I thought I'd be in five years. I felt the words freeze, my mouth open in a state of dumb shock because I had suddenly realized that in five years, we could no longer attribute our mistakes to the tried and true excuse of being young, foolish, and naive.

Student Loan Debt "Story": Chicanery? Inadvertent or Intentional?

Dr. James Michael Nolan | Posted 12.08.2012 | College
Dr. James Michael Nolan

Did they flunk out, lack motivation, decide to become a plumber instead, or did they temporarily run out of money? They might still return, and the degree might demonstrate its value somewhere down the line.